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The molecular portraits of breast tumors are conserved across microarray platforms
BackgroundValidation of a novel gene expression signature in independent data sets is a critical step in the development of a clinically useful test for cancer patient risk-stratification. However,Expand
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Return to work as a measure of outcome in adults hospitalized for acute burn treatment.
Rehabilitation of patients with burn injuries is receiving renewed interest because survival has improved, and health reform has mandated outcomes assessment. To determine factors affecting return toExpand
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Classification and risk stratification of invasive breast carcinomas using a real-time quantitative RT-PCR assay
IntroductionPredicting the clinical course of breast cancer is often difficult because it is a diverse disease comprised of many biological subtypes. Gene expression profiling by microarray analysisExpand
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Implementation of an Enoxaparin Protocol for Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Obese Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patients
Background:: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a serious health care issue that affects a large number of people. Few standards exist for delineating the optimal dosing strategy for VTE prevention inExpand
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Decompressive laparotomy for abdominal compartment syndrome
The effect of decompressive laparotomy on outcomes in patients with abdominal compartment syndrome has been poorly investigated. The aim of this prospective cohort study was to describe the effect ofExpand
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Laparoscopic treatment of post renal transplant lymphoceles
Background: Traditionally, a post transplant lymphocele (PTL) is drained by widely opening the wall connecting the lymphocele cavity to the intraperitoneal space via laparotomy. We hypothesize thatExpand
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Survey of intensive care physicians on the recognition and management of intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome*
Objective:To assess current understanding and clinical management of intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome among critical care physicians. Design:A ten-question, writtenExpand
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Is immediate chest radiograph necessary after central venous catheter placement in a surgical intensive care unit?
BACKGROUND Current standard of care dictates that central venous catheter (CVC) insertion should be followed by an immediate chest radiograph to confirm appropriate position and rule outExpand
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Plasma cell neoplasms. Review of disease progression and report of a new variant.
Plasma cell neoplasms are generally categorized into four groups; multiple myeloma (MM), solitary plasmacytoma of the bone (SPB), plasma cell leukemias, and extramedullary plasmacytomas (EMP). AExpand
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Desmoid tumor: a case of mistaken identity.
Desmoid tumors are rare tumors accounting for only 0.03% of all neoplasms. Mainly occurring in the fourth and fifth decades of life, these tumors originate in musculoaponeurotic tissues of the limbs,Expand
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